Richard Jack 1866-1952
Painter of portraits, figure subjects, interiors and landscapes. Born February 15, 1866 in Sunderland. Studied at York School of Art, won a National Scholarship to the R.C.A. in 1886; Traveling Scholarship 1888; then studied in Paris at the Académie Julian and Atelier Colarossi under Bouguereau and Robert-Fleury. On his return to London in the early 1890s worked for a time on the staff of The Idler and for Cassell's as a black-and-white artist.
Exhibited at the R.A. from 1893, also at the New Gallery and abroad. Awarded a Silver Medal at the Paris International Exhibition 1900 and at Pittsburgh 1914. R.P. 1899, A.R.A. 1914, R.A. 1920, R.I. 1917. Painted por
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